German Court Tosses 1944 Nazi Massacre Case Against 89-Year-Old

A German court has thrown out a case against a Cologne man for his alleged involvement in the June 1944 massacre of hundreds of civilians in France.

You'll Never Guess What Natalie Portman's Alias Is

Celebrities — they’re just like us. They grocery shop, they pay bills, they travel. Only, unlike you and me, they use utterly ridiculous names to complete these mundane plebeian tasks.

Palestinians Upgrade Status at International Criminal Court

The Palestinians have become a non-state observer at the International Criminal Court based in The Hague.

Benjamin Netanyahu Makes Bread-and-Butter Push

In nearly nine years as Israel’s prime minister spread over three terms, Benjamin Netanyahu has been a security hawk, promising to do whatever it takes to combat the threat from Palestinian militants or a nuclear-armed Iran.

The Unseen Ally: Usman Ally and Justin Kirk in NYTW’s ‘The Invisible Hand.’

When Terrorists Become Capitalists

Pulitzer Prize-winner Ayad Akhtar’s new play concerns a kidnapped banker. Terrorism and capitalism make a tantalizing mix, writes theater critic Jesse Oxfeld.